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2-time Olympic champion and Brooklyn native John Henry Davis is famous for what sport?

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Greek Congratulations to Patrick Casey for getting the correct answer first!

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QUESTION:

Though Astoria, Queens, is one of New York’s most diverse neighborhoods, it is still most famous as the nation’s largest enclave of people of what national origin?

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Audrey Munson Congratulations to Patrick Casey for getting the correct answer first!

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What woman’s likeness can be seen in over a dozen stone or bronze sculptures all around New York City?

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Typhoid Congratulations to Judy Baker for getting the correct answer first!

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QUESTION:

Rat Island was called “the Pelham Pesthouse” when it was used as a quarantine station during a 19th century outbreak of what disease?

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Murray Rothbard Congratulations to Kernan for getting the correct answer first!

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QUESTION:

What Bronx native economist founded the anarcho-capitalist movement and helped define modern libertarianism?

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